HR995: 21st Century Respect Act

By | January 15, 2018
Seal of the US Department of Agriculture

Seal of the US Department of Agriculture (USDA).

This bill requires the USDA and the Department of the Interior to change the terminology used to describe the racial background or place of origin of people in certain regulations.

Official Summary

Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by President
Became Public Law


Amended in committee.


Original sponsor: Rep. Jeffries, Hakeem S. [D-NY-8]


Passed House by voice vote.

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